Friday, February 17, 2017 12:27 AM
DALLAS—The Optical Women’s Association
(OWA) heads into its 20th year of celebrating and promoting the achievements of women in the optical industry with two events in New York City—a Champagne Breakfast and Star Awards celebration, and an invitation-only VIP OWA Annual Star Award Ceremony & Networking Event.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 12:24 AM
has recognized 10 eyecare practices across the U.S as 2017’s Best Practices
, the company announced. This new class of honorees was chosen after a nationwide search for eyecare practices that advance the profession through innovation, industry leadership and patient experience.
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 12:24 AM
ORLANDO, Fla.—The 21st annual Transitions Academy came to a close Tuesday night with great fanfare as Transitions Optical
recognized top performing partners from the U.S., Canada and Latin America during a closing dinner and presentation of its Transitions Innovation Awards. The awards were presented to optical retailers and ECPs across five categories, and the winners were selected from a field of three finalists in each category.
Friday, January 27, 2017 12:21 AM
ST. LOUIS—The World Council of Optometry (WCO)
—a non-profit membership association with a mission to support optometrists in promoting eye health and vision care as a human right through advocacy, education, policy development and humanitarian outreach—announced the selection of Susan J. Chiles, MA, as managing director.
Friday, January 20, 2017 12:15 AM
MIAMI—Steven J. Gedde, MD, professor of ophthalmology at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the University of Miami
, part of UHealth—the University of Miami Health System, was awarded the 2016 Straatsma Award for Excellence in Resident Education. The award recognizes and celebrates an outstanding residency program director in ophthalmology.
Monday, January 16, 2017 12:30 AM
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—At Essilor of America’s
national sales meeting, held here last week, the company’s Independent Distribution Division (IDD) recognized selected independent laboratory partners for outstanding achievements.
Monday, January 16, 2017 12:27 AM
ST. LOUIS—Optometry Cares – The AOA Foundation has announced six recipients of its 2017 scholarships and the recipient of a “one-time Inspiration Award” that was added this year by the family of Dr. Larry J. Alexander.
Monday, December 26, 2016 12:18 PM
DULUTH, Ga.—National Vision Inc.
and Boys & Girls Clubs of America
have been recognized for their effort to provide eyecare to American youth by the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Foundation, which has awarded National Vision with the 2016 Retailer Community Support Award.
Monday, December 19, 2016 12:24 AM
DALLAS, Texas—The Optical Women’s Association
will honor Kate Renwick-Espinosa, president, VSP Vision Care
, as the 2017 Pleiades award recipient and Lorie Lippiatt, OD, and president, Salem Eyecare Center
, has been selected as its 2017 Pyxis award recipient. In addition, the 20th anniversary honoree and recipient of the organization's new Pinnacle Award will be Corrine McCormack, vice president and fashion director, FGXI.
Monday, December 12, 2016 12:20 AM
NEW YORK—Vision Monday
and 20/20 Magazine
are pleased to announce the selections in the 8th annual EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards, a special survey aimed at identifying readers’ favorite products and companies of the year.